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La Casita del Maiz

Road #6, Between Kms 27 & 28, Bijagua de Upala 21304, Costa Rica
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“casado” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Road #6, Between Kms 27 & 28, Bijagua de Upala 21304, Costa Rica
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Very good traditional food. Very proper. You can see how they cook. Very fresh and delicious juices.

Thank costarica574
Reviewed March 6, 2018

we asked a local were to eat and they recommended it. That was a great choice. We had fish and bean soup, it was delicious. I wish we had that restaurant all over costa rica.

Thank liatm946
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

After doing the Rio Celeste hike we stopped and had the best Casado with tilapia fillet of the entire trip. Really slow food vibe. The place smells amazing as well!

Thank Italo_dourado
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Stopped for dinner twice. Very good. Try the 'pancake'. Service was a little slow, but we were not in a rush. Pura Vida baby!

Thank petenyvtca
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We ate here most nights since the food/value ratio was terrific. The place was conveniently located down the road from our lodge and we were served with a smile with delicious local fare.

Thank puk1936
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at an amazing nearby B&B and grabbed a late night meal here. It was very good food. Lots of interesting unique corn based dishes. We thought it was good food and had a nice local Costa Rica flare. Got a bit windy with the...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed March 17, 2016

I had been here once before and raved about it. Maybe it was a bad day in the kitchen the time. So, so this time around, but I'd go back again.

Thank T M S
Reviewed December 20, 2015

Best corn bread (pan de elote) and Chorreadas I've had around Costa Rica. The coffee is also amazing. Casados are very tasty and portions are very good.

Thank Ulgonzalez
Reviewed November 26, 2015

If you want to try a typical dish from CR you got to visit this place. Staff is friendly and not very expensive.

Thank Rebeca9
Reviewed September 28, 2015

The food autentic and fresh , very clean and best prices. Staff very kind and quick Arround all kind of shops : Baker , Bars , Butcher and clotes shops

Thank Miguel S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road #6, Between Kms 27 & 28, Bijagua de Upala 21304, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Bijagua de Upala
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